Friday, January 15th, 2010
The Morris County Library’s series of free career resource seminars continues in February.
The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Monday, Feb. 1 from noon until 1:30 p.m. and will concentrate on the free job search sources available to all job seekers. This session will also cover such topics as cover letters, resumes, job outlooks, interviews and networking, recruiters, agencies and career change.
Company Research for Job Seekers will be Monday, Feb 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will cover everything you need to know to about researching potential employers, including company profiles and financial information, products and services, company history and its corporate family tree.
Internet Job Search Tips will be discussed at a seminar Tuesday, Feb. 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m. This strategy session will focus on the practical aspects of searching for jobs on the Internet and will include “hidden” job sites, New Jersey jobs, Civil Service jobs, salary surveys, online ads and online resumes.
A fourth workshop, Online Job Applications, will be conducted Monday, Feb. 22, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Filling out sample job applications online, data entry and security issues will be among the topics discussed. Those planning to attend should note that this is a demonstration only and not a hands-on job application session.
Space for each seminar is limited and registration is required. Individuals may sign up for the entire series or a single session. All of the seminars will be held at the Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue in Whippany.
To register, call the library at (973) 285-6939, or visit the library’s Web site, www.mclib.info .